Bypass Windows Defender on Windows 10 – Easemon

1. Search “Windows Defender”

  • In the search box on the taskbar, type “Windows Defender” and Search

2. Access Windows Defender Security Center

  • After accessing Windows Defender Antivirus, go to Settings > Open Windows Defender Security Center (1,2)

3. Disable Virus & Threat Protection Settings

  • At Virus & threat protection settings, set Real-time protection, Cloud-based protection, Automatic sample submission to “Off” (1,2,3)

4. Download and Install Easemon for PC

  • Log into cloud panel > Download Easemon pc installer > Unzip installer > Installer folder > EMInstaller-pc folder > Installer > click "Install" (1,2,3)

5. Add Installation Folder and Process to Exclusions

  1. Restore Deleted File: go to Scan history > Quarantined threats – See details – Check Affected items: file: C:\ProgramData\EMPC\proxycerts.exe, Click OK to restore (1,2,3)

  2. Show hidden files and folders (for Windows 10)
  3. Switch to Virus & threat protection settings > Exclusions > Add or remove exclusions > Add an exclusion (1,2,4)
    1. Folder > C:\ProgramData\EMPC > Add EMPC folder (1,2,4)
    2. File > C:\ProgramData\EMPC > Add proxycerts.exe file (1,3,4)
  4. Hide hidden files and folders (for Windows 10)

6. Enable Virus & Threat Protection Settings

  • At Virus & threat protection settings, set Real-time protection, Cloud-based protection, Automatic sample submission to “ON”

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